Introduction to CinemaCourse ID: COMM 274
School:Communication, School of
Credit Hours: 3
Course DescriptionThis course is an introduction to the study of cinema as a complex medium of communication. Students will be provided with the basic terminology, observational skills, and theoretical background for the study of film aesthetics, language, cultural analysis, history, and the production of cinematic texts. Students will be able to demonstrate an understanding of the basic approaches to film studies such as formal analysis, critical practices, and narrative studies.